The Chinese Exclusion Act
Kil Young Zo, Chinese Emigration into the United States, 1850-1880 (Arno, 1978).
Sucheng Chan, ed. Entry Denied: Exclusion and the Chinese Community in America, 1882-1943 (Temple University Press, 1991).
Judy Yung, Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco (University of California Press, 1995).
Andrew Gyory, Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act (University of North Carolina Press, 1998).
George Anthony Peffer, If They Don't Bring Their Women Here: Chinese Female Immigration Before Exclusion (University of Illinois Press, 1999).
Karen Leong, "'A Distant and Antagonistic Race': Constructions of Chinese Manhood in the Exclusionist Debates," in Across the Great Divide: Cultures of Manhood in the Amerian West. Ed. Laura McCall, Matthew Basso, and Dee Garceau (Routledge, 2000), pp.131-48.
Eithne Luibhéid, Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the Border (University of Minnesota Press, 2002).
Erika Lee, At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943 (University of North Carolina Press, 2003).
Erika Lee and Judy Yung, Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Erika Lee, The Making of Asian America: A History (Simon & Schuster, 2015).
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)
7/22/2020 11:52:14 pm
This was an excellent, timely talk (and as a proud Chinese-American, so important to hear an often forgotten part of history) - thank you! Also, thrilled to have a reading list now!
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